Kalpeshwar houses the famous Kalpavriksha. This tree is believed to fulfill all the wishes of a person. The small rock temple of Kalpeshwar is situated at a height of 23,134 meters. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kalpeshwar is surrounded by dense woods and also terraced fields that lie in the Urgam valley.
The trekking trail: Helang “ Devgaon “ Kalpeshwar “ Devgaon “ Dumak “ Panar “ Rudranath “ Panar “ Sagar
On this moderate level trek expedition, you cross some of the most picturesque hamlets, enchanting landscapes, and witness some of the most splendid views including magnificent Himalayas Treks; Alaknanda carving; insider views of Nanda Devi; and more.
How to Reach
By Air: Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, and nearest railhead is in Rishikesh. Sagar can be the entry point for trek to Rudranath. Its a 22 km trek that will lead you to Rudranath.
From Rudraprayag to Helang: Regular buses ply on this route and it takes around 5 hours to reach Helang from Rudraprayag. Also, one can hire a taxi that will take around 3 and half hour.
Exact Location: Rudranath and Kalpeshwar are situated in Sagar village which is 4+ km from Gopeshwar. District: Chamoli
Nearest Town: Gopeshwar (4+ km).
Trek Length: Approx. 62 km
Advisory: Its better to acclimatise for the high altitude before starting this trek
Best Time to Visit: October to November
Things to Carry
- Walking stick
- Hiking shoes
- Woolen clothes
- Water, juices, snacks
- Electric torch
- Medical kit
- A good compass
- An extra pair of clothes
Other Attractions in the Vicinity
Ugram: This highly enchanting valley is situated at an elevation of 2134 m. Ugram is dotted with terraced fields and lust green forests.